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Archive for April Monday, 2009

The Pre-Raphaelites

Monday, April 13th, 2009


 Ophelia by Sir John Everett Millais, 1851

The Lady of Shalott by John William Waterhouse


The Beloved (The Bride) by Dante Gabriel Rossetti

more paintings here :

David LaChapelle

Monday, April 13th, 2009

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L’oeuvre hors norme du photographe des stars David LaChapelle fait l’objet d’une rétrospective, à La Monnaie de Paris, jusqu’au 31 mai.

Andy Warhol

Monday, April 13th, 2009


Le Grand monde d’Andy Warhol

Galeries nationales
(Grand Palais, Champs Elysées)

Si vous passez à Paris pendant ces vacances allez découvrir Andy Warhol !

Andy Warhol est une figure essentielle du Pop Art.


Supersize me !

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Quels effets peut produire un mois de régime 100 % McDonald’s ? Un pamphlet horriblement efficace, qui a fait le tour du monde – comme MCDo.

You HAVE to watch this movie !

Regardez le jusqu’au 18 Avril en ligne sur ARTE (qui a passé toute une série de films et documentaires sur la malbouffe, dont “We Feed The World” que vous DEVEZ voir !)

lien :,CmC=2535786.html

Facebook fans do worse in exams

Monday, April 13th, 2009

Dear Facebook users,

Dear pupils, dear students

Be careful !

As oral exams are coming (BTS students , you know what I mean ! TSTG pupils : one week + Easter Holidays and we’re done !) you should be very careful about Facebook !

FACEBOOK users may feel socially successful in cyberspace but they are more likely to perform poorly in exams, according to new research into the academic impact of the social networking website.

The majority of students who use Facebook every day are underachieving by as much as an entire grade compared with those who shun the site.

Researchers have discovered how students who spend their time accumulating friends, chatting and “poking” others on the site may devote as little as one hour a week to their academic work.

About 83% of British 16 to 24-year-olds are thought to use social networking sites such as Facebook, MySpace and Bebo, to keep in touch with friends and organise their social lives.

“Our study shows people who spend more time on Facebook spend less time studying,” said Aryn Karpinski, a researcher in the education department at Ohio State University. “Every generation has its distractions, but I think Facebook is a unique phenomenon.”

You can read the full article here